Principal Officers

Rt. Hon. (Chief) Sheriff F. O. Oborevwori, (JP)


Rt. Hon. (Chief) Sheriff F. O. Oborevwori, (JP) was born on the 19th of June, 1963 to the reputable family of Chief Samuel and Mrs Esther Oborevwori of OSUBI town in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. He had his early education at Alegbo Primary School, Effurun. He also attended Aladja Grammar School, Aladja. He later went on to Oghareki Grammar School, Oghareki.

He attended Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma for a full time programme, where he graduated with B.Sc. Second Class (Hons) Upper Division in Political Science. He subsequently pursued his post graduate education at the Delta State University, Abraka, where he obtained a MSc. in Political Science.

Hon. (Chief) Sheriff Oborevwori is a man who had always availed himself to serve others even in the face of daunting challenges.

Consequently, his people had no hesitation when they elected him as Councilor in 1996, and he was subsequently appointed the Supervisory Councilor for Works in Okpe Local Government Council.

Meanwhile, he was the pioneer Chairman of Osubi Community from 1996 to 2003. Following his developmental strides in Osubi Community as well as other contributions to peace and security, he was given the Chieftaincy title of the UKODO of Okpe Kingdom in 2003, by His Royal Majesty, the Orhorho 1, Orodje of Okpe Kingdom.

The Rt. Hon. (Chief) Sheriff F. O. Oborevwori, (JP) is happily married with children.

Professor Emmanuel Ufuophu-Biri

Professor Emmanuel Ufuophu-Biri is the Rector of the Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara, Nigeria, and a Professor of Mass Communication and Journalism at the Delta State University, Abraka. He holds a PhD in Communication Arts from the University of Ibadan, MA (Distinction) Mass Communication, University of Nigeria, Nsukka; Master’s in Industrial and Labour Relations, Delta State University, Abraka; B. A (Hons.) Mass Communication, Delta State University, Abraka; Advanced Diploma and Ordinary Diploma in Journalism from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos; Certificate in Digital Humanities, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA; Certificate in TV and Film Camera Operations from the then NTA Headquarters, Victoria Island, Lagos.

He has held several appointments within and outside the University system. Until his appointment as the Rector, he has been the Director of Academic Planning at Delta State University, Abraka. He was the Director of the Delta State University Pre-Degree Programme between 2018 and 2021. He was the Head of the Department of Mass Communication at Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, between 2015 and 2019. In 2018 and 2019, he had the rare honour and responsibility of being a Head of Department and Director combined.

During his tenure as the Head of the Department, he produced the first set of First Class graduates in the Department. He produced a total of six First Class graduates during his tenure. He also established the M.Sc. and PhD programmes in the Department, obtained a full operational NBC License for the University radio station, and secured full accreditation for the Department.

He has won several national and international awards, honours and fellowships. In 2009, he was nominated and invited to the USA by the US Government to participate in the Distinguished USA International Visitors’ Leadership Programme (IVLP) as the African Journalist 2009; he was also invited to participate as a pioneer Fellow of the Brown University, International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI), Providence, Rhode Island, USA. In 2017, the Delta State University (DELSU) Senate awarded him the Most Hardworking HOD with a cash prize; in 2005, he got commendations from the DELSU Senate and the State Government for his fight against examination malpractice. He has several other commendations and awards.

Professor Ufuophu-Biri has visited and presented lectures in different places, including Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; University of Memphis, USA; University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, USA; University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland, Britain; Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA; British Universities Video and TV Council, London, UK. Other places he has delivered lectures include; Dubai, UAE, Ghana, Israel, the Gambia, Senegal, Botswana, South Africa, Ethiopia, Zambia, Liberia, and Kenya, among others.

He has also been the PRO and Secretary of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), DELSU Branch and Assistant Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Delta State Council. He has also served as the National President of the DELSU Alumni Association.

He is a Master of Ceremony par excellence and has mastered over 150 ceremonies within and outside Nigeria. He is a talented comedian and short movie producer who has mentored many famous comedians and actors/actresses.

Ufuophu-Biri is widely published nationally and internationally and has attended and participated in numerous conferences, workshops and trainings, both within and outside Nigeria.

The multi-talented Professor, a talented rapper, released a single music track on the Covid-19 war in 2020.

Students and graduates popularly refer to him as a father figure, philanthropist, mentor, great scholar and humanitarian.

He has served as a Visiting Lecturer and External Examiner to several institutions of higher learning, including Cape Peninsular University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa; University of Benin, Benin-City; Benson Idahosa University, Benin-City; NOUN Open University; Western Delta University, Oghara and Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwash.

Mr. Efedi Chukwuemeke



Mr. Efedi, Chukwuemeke was born on 5the, of October 1970 in Ute- Okpu in IkaNorth East Local Government Area of Delta State.

He attended Telugu primary School, she he obtained his first School Leaving Certificate in1984. He also obtained his WASC in 1989 from Ute-Okpu Grammar School, Ute-Okpu. He graduated from University of Nigeria Nsukka in 1995, in the department of Psychology, faculty of Social Science. He also obtained his M.Sc. in Industrial Psychology from Imo State University, Owerri in 2018.

After working in the private industry brierly, he joined the Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe, Oghara in 2003 as an Administrative Officer 1 were he rose to the position of Registrar In December 2021






My name is Lucas G. O. Onorigho. I was given birth to on 2nd April, 1972 by Late Mr. Daily Times E. Onorigho Echofa Ojabugbe and Mrs. Margaret Omene Onorigho.

I attended Okuimemu Primary School, Otumara-Oghara between 1978-1983 where I obtained my First School Leaving Certificate. I thereafter proceeded for my Secondary education between 1983 and 1989 at Ogharefe Secondary School, Oghara and the Institute of Continuing Education (ICE), Benin-City from which I obtained WASC with combined nine (9) credits and excellent grades.

I ventured into the Edo State University (now Ambrose Alli University), Ekpoma between 1992 to 1997 to study Accountancy as I was awarded B.Sc. (Hon.) Accounting by the University Senate in 1997.

Immediately after my first degree, the National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) called me to serve the Federal Republic of Nigeria as Corps Member between 1997/1998 with my discharge Certificate accordingly.

In 1999, the Delta State Government employed me as Accountant II with SPEB (State Primary Education Board), Asaba where I worked and rose to Accountant I between 1999-2003. I also obtained a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Benin between years 2000/2001-2002/2003 sessions.

At the advent of the Delta State Polytechnic Otefe-Oghara, in 2002 I resigned my appointment with SPEB to join the Polytechnic in 2003 as Accountant I. I grew within the ranks with attendant responsibilities and challenges therein to become the Chief Accountant in-charge of Final Accounts of the Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara up to the period of May 9, 2019 that formed the threshold of my appointment as the 3rd substantive Bursar of the Polytechnic in May 10, 2019 till date.

I am a Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) since 2012 as Associate Chartered Accountant.

I am married to my pretty wife, Mrs Juliet O. Onorigho with beautiful daughters and handsome sons accordingly.

We thank God, the Almighty for these milestone thus far. To Him alone be all the glory forever.



Associate Professor of Library and Information Science


Dr. (Mrs) Blessings Amina Akporhonor is an Associate Professor of Library and Information Science of the Delta State University, Abraka. She has a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Biochemistry Degree from Edo State University now Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma in 1992.

Dr. (Mrs) Blessings Amina Akporhonor has a Master Degree in Library Archival and Information Studies from University of Ibadan (1997) and a diploma in computer techniques and application from University of Ibadan(1996).

Dr (mrs) blessings amina akporhonor obtained a post graduate diploma in education in 2017.

In 2011, Dr.(Mrs.) Blessings Amina Akporhonor obtained the doctor of philosophy (PhD) in library and information science at Delta State University, Abraka.

Dr(Mrs.) Blessings Amina Akporhonor is an active member of the Nigerian library association of the certified librarian (Chartered Librarian of Nigerian). she is also a member of the teacher registration council of Nigeria.